SOURCE: Taxcient Inc.

February 26, 2008 13:06 ET

Taxcient™ Inc. Simplifies and Greatly Improves Sales and Use Tax Compliance

Latest vCERT® Delivers Significant Time Savings and Easier Exemption Certificate Management

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - February 26, 2008) - Taxcient™ Inc., a provider of online solutions and services for sales and use tax compliance, today introduced major enhancements to vCERT®, its revolutionary solution for controlling exemption certificate collection, validation and management. Created by former state auditors, vCERT simplifies and speeds up exemption certificate collection and management, saving companies time and resources, while dramatically reducing audit exposure and penalties.

The new vCERT introduces significantly enhanced, Certificate Review and Certificate Renewal tools, as well as other improvements to make certificate management even easier. The product was developed using the latest technology and is designed to be intuitive and easy to use. As a result, the application is easier to use even though powerful enhancements have been added.

"Our new vCERT is the result of a singular focus to offer our customers the best exemption certificate management tools possible," said Marc Staheli, Taxcient CTO and co-founder. "Leveraging the know-how of our former state auditors with progressive technology, our clients spend less time collecting and validating certificates -- and now far less time requesting and obtaining certificate renewals."

The new version of vCERT includes a variety of important upgrades to streamline certificate management, including the ability to:

 --  Review certificates faster with new Certificate Review tool:
       -  Mark a certificate as "Pending," "Accepted" or "Rejected" with
          new "Status" field
       -  Specify reasons why a certificate was rejected
 --  Search and renew expired and rejected certificates with new
     Certificate Renewal tool:
       -  Generate lists of expired and rejected certificates
       -  Submit batches for emailing, faxing or mailing renewals to
 --  Edit more quickly, through intuitive and easier-to-use layout in the
     improved Certificate Editor:
       -  Enables effortless edits with tab layout and "drop down" menus
       -  Easier-to-read certificate image display
 --  Easily generate mailings with Improved Mail Merge
       -  Automatically generate standard or customized letters for
          requests, reminders, and renewals
       -  Mail merge using Microsoft® Word

Existing customers are automatically upgraded to the new version of vCERT. New customers should call 1-866-598-5550.

About Taxcient Inc.

Taxcient, Inc. ( is a provider of online solutions and services for sales and use tax compliance. Led by the former CEOs of TurboTax® and PayPal®, Taxcient solutions join together a team of former state tax auditors with 80 years' experience and the most advanced technology available in the market. The result is a set of cost-effective, easy-to-use solutions for sales and use tax compliance that improve workflow and efficiency, while reducing audit compliance risk. Taxcient is trusted by some of the leading Fortune 500 companies.

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